FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
August 5, 2022

FBI Media Alert: FBI Offers Reward in Shiprock, New Mexico Homicide

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the homicide of Herbert Whitehorse.

On May 3, 2018, the body of Herbert Whitehorse was found in an arroyo in Shiprock, New Mexico, located on the Navajo Nation.

An autopsy determined Whitehorse, 67, died from blunt force trauma to his head.

He possibly was last seen alive on or about April 15, 2018, in the Shiprock area.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the FBI at 505-889-1300 or go to tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI and Navajo Department of Criminal Investigations are investigating.

An FBI poster with a photo can be found at: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/herbert-whitehorse